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Monday, May 1, 2017

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Class Acts: innovation and entrepreneurship

As a student, senior Deko Ricketts explored new technologies to make solar power safer and more efficient. He is among many who launched businesses and developed technologies while earning a degree.

Siteman opens expanded St. Charles County facility

Siteman Cancer Center will open its newly expanded and renovated outpatient facility at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital today. Multidisciplinary care will help ensure that a patient’s treatment plan can be determined in one visit.

University partners with SafeTrek to provide peace of mind

The university is providing all students, faculty, staff and basic service contractor employees free activation for SafeTrek. The personal safety app is essentially a mobile “blue light,” providing protection in potentially unsafe areas, such as parking garages or dark streets.

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4:30 p.m. Monday, May 1

OUTmed launch party

7:30 p.m. Monday, May 1

Flute choir concert

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, May 2

Biomedical Engineering Day

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Campus Announcements

Rec Center hours changing as summer approaches

Fitness buffs, take note. Modified hours for the Sumers Recreation Center begin Wednesday, May 3, with regular summer hours beginning May 20. The South 40 Fitness Center also has modified hours beginning Wednesday and will close for the summer May 11.

The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Facebook launches ‘moon shot’ effort to decode speech direct from the brain

Scientific American

Adrienne Davis advocates for diversity in the arts

St. Louis Public Radio

Alarming number of babies born with syphilis prompts universal screening recommendation

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Campus Voices

Undergraduate discusses research on epilepsy, depression

Holly Sprow, a senior in Arts & Sciences, discusses in this video her recent research in Denmark and Germany on diagnosing epilepsy and on helping people overcome depression.

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Ethan Evans photoUndergraduate Ethan Evans, a sophomore in Arts & Sciences majoring in music and in international and area studies, had an original choral composition, “Lily Valley,” performed recently at the Konzerthaus in Berlin.

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